SSD memory completely maxed out

Hi! So I have a problem. About 2 months ago I was on my computer when it, for some reason, whent black. I restarted and it gave me the familiar message " Reboot and Select proper Boot device or insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key." So, I reboot and press f12. My ssd is the primary option. But of corse it's not working! This leads me to believe that the problem is my ssd. I'm embarrassed to say that it took me this long to realize that my ssd was completely out of space! I don't know what took up the space and I can't find out because no other boot options work so I can't boot it just gives me the message. Oh and it might be irrelevant but my case does not have a DVD/CD reader/burner. My system stats are below:

CPU: Intel core i3-6300 3.8ghz 4mb

Graphics card: AMD RADEON R9 380X 4gb

Mother board: GIGABYTE GA-G1.SNIPER Z170


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  1. How did you realize that SSD is all filled up ? It shouldn't stop it from booting !! You might have gotten a virus, otherwise windows would warn you long time before it was filled up with less of 10GB of free space.
    If you have acces to another computer you could make a bootable USB with a live Linux and check SSD from it, maybe even delete some unnecessary files.
    Or you can use one of these bootable offline AV scanners: on a USB stick to boot from.
  2. Windows gave me no such warning! I found out by going to the boot menu. I haven't downloaded anything other than games that are legit.
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    You don't have to do much to get nastiness in your windows nowadays. See if you can make some space on the disk by deleting or moving some files out of it using live Linux. I always keep one for such cases when I can't enter a disk from windows. Most distros have program Gparted with which you can check partitions.
    You can use: to download a Linux distro and make bootable USB.
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